On This Day

What Happened on July 29, 1955

Historical Events

  • Smokey Burgess hits 3 HRs to help Pirates beat Reds 16-5
  • USSR performs nuclear Test

Famous Birthdays

  • Dave Stevens, American illustrator
  • Jean-Hugues Anglade, French actor

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Mexican artist Diego Rivera (68) marries 4th wife art dealer Emma Hurtado

Painter Diego Rivera
Diego Rivera

1955 Highlights

About July 29, 1955

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 65 years, 4 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Leo